Understanding the Teenage Brain

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

Here is some important information that describes the developmental changes that occur in teenager’s brains. – Sandra

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Parenting Highly Sensitive Teens

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A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

Does your teen have a highly sensitive nervous system? – Sandra

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Your Teen’s Body-Image

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist 

Self-acceptance can be a struggle in adolescence. Read on to learn how to help your teen be happy with themselves exactly as they are. – Sandra

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Preventative Therapy For Teenagers

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A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

With residents from 140 different cultures, speaking over 200 languages, L.A. has become one of the most dynamic cities to raise a teen. – Sandra

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Defining Healthy Family Rules

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

Ideally, family rules should honor the relationship between parents and children. – Sandra

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Smartphones Interfering In Your Family?

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A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

Have your family members gotten in the habit of paying more attention to their smartphone–than to each other? – Sandra

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Encouraging Your Teen’s Creativity

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

Is your teen a naturally creative person? If so, how do you support your teen’s creative expression? – Sandra

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A Cure for Teen Bullying



A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

Everyone deserves to be treated with respect. Read on to learn effective options for dealing with bullying. – Sandra

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Spend Quality Time With Your Teen

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

To improve your parent-child relationship, I recommend this 20 minute daily activity. – Sandra

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Teens At Risk For Drug Addiction

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A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

Negative feelings aren’t always comfortable. Self-medication is often an attempt to avoid uncomfortable emotional states. – Sandra

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